Friday, January 6, 2012

Happy Friday!

Every morning I take my sweet pups outside right around sunrise....not because it's sunrise, but it's usually time for one of them to.....

Anyway this morning's sunrise was so spectacular in color I had to run (and I ran) back into the house to get my camera.  The pictures don't even do the this morning's colors justice, but I had to share, because the colors just made me so glad.  Here are a few taken with different camera settings and then a shot of the sky when I looked up!


Did I mention the pictures don't even do this sunrise justice!?

Anyway - I am ridiculously excited to attend the Baltimore Bead Society's Winter Bead Show tomorrow!!  I have a budget and I plan to stick to it!! (crossing fingers anyway!!!)

Also - tomorrow will be the sign-ups for the Bead Soup Blog Party!!!  After such a huge turnout last time around - Lori has understandably decided to do a lottery for 200 lucky Bead Soupers!  I have SOOOO loved this event I am really hoping to get in!!!  Totally rubbing the lucky ear for this one.  But hey - if I don't get selected - would someone like to do a swap with me in the spirit of the Party?!

And finally - as promised - here is a free pattern for "Free Pattern Friday"!  If you use it please send me a picture, I'd love to see it!  (same with the other patterns!)
(just right click and "save image", then enlarge when you print!)

5 comments:

  1. This is turning out to be a very busy month for all of us but I am so happy to see you take the time to watch that beautiful sunrise. The pictures are awesome!

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  2. Wasn't that sunrise amazing! I was drinking my coffee and reading the paper and I glanced out the window and was thrilled with the colors. You were lucky to be outside to take some pictures. It really was spectacular! I love the freebie pattern.
    And, I'll swap with you if you don't get into the blog party.

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  3. Amy, Those are beautiful shots of the sunrise. I really like the first one where the woods are black and the color is shining through the trees.
    Good luck on the BSBP this time around.
    Therese

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  4. Wow Amy those sunrises are amazing...you should get these turned into those cool photo canvases!

    Karyn

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  5. I am really hoping to get into the lottery but if neither of suceed I would be happy to swap with you.

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